EWWW Image Optimizer <= 7.2.0 - Unauthenticated Sensitive Information Exposure via Debug Log

Information Exposure
CVE CVE-2023-40600
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published November 14, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Mika


The EWWW Image Optimizer plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Sensitive Information Exposure in all versions up to, and including, 7.2.0 via the debug_log function. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to extract sensitive debug data when debug logging is enabled.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug ewww-image-optimizer (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 7.2.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 7.2.0
Patched Version
  • 7.2.1

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